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Midwives’ knowledge

Midwives’ knowledge, attitudes and practice about alcohol exposure and the risk of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Janet M Payne1*, Rochelle E Watkins1, Heather M Jones1, Tracy Reibel1, Raewyn [...]

Fathers drinking: Also responsible for fetal disorders?

Maternal exposure to alcohol in-utero is a known risk and cause of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. FAS children suffer significant problems such as retarded intellect, stunted growth and nervous [...]

Heat shock factor 2 is a stress-responsive mediator of neuronal migration defects in models of fetal alcohol syndrome

V. Mezger (CNRS), P. Gressens (Inserm) and Al. Abstract Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a frequent cause of mental retardation. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying brain development [...]

Happy New Year 2015

Dear Members, 2014 was marked by reinvestment on Prevention in Reunion Island. The latter having stalled while gestational exposure situations and children identified as FAS were increasing. It [...]

Preventing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a collective responsibility

Response to Le Quotidien, newspaper from Reunion Island, on the 10/20/14 - Dr. Alain Fourmaintraux Congratulations to Le Quotidien to its issue on the economy (14 October [...]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and Confabulation

A REVIEW FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROFESSIONALS Introduction Confabulation is a commonly observed deficit in individuals with FASD. Simply, the act can be defined as the unintentional communication [...]

3rd European Conference on FASD

October 20-22, 2014 Rome, Italy More information :

First International Conference on Prevention of FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder A conference about Preventing harm from alcohol use during pregnancy September 23 - 25, 2013 Shaw Conference Centre Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


LA JOURNÉE DU SAF (Syndrome d’Alcoolisation Fœtale)

Bilan 9 septembre 2015 Reconnaissance de l’état Si l’ARS Oi renouvelle cette année, dans un communiqué de presse, son adhésion à cette journée mondiale de prévention du SAF [...]